© Sophie Knight

Gary Knight will serve as Chair for the 2014 World Press Photo Contest. He will be supported by an international jury of 18 leading professionals in the field of photojournalism to select this year’s award-winners for the annual competition.

Knight has been a member of the World Press Photo contest jury on three previous occasions, and in 2008 served on the online jury selecting photojournalists to participate in the organization’s MENA (Middle East and North Africa) training program. His full bio can be found on the World Press Photo website.